Category Archives: Nature

The Children at Green Meadows part 2

So here is the rest of my review of this book! Previous part can be found here. CHAPTER SIX – A PONY RESCUE IN THE NIGHT The next arrival is a pony called Flash – who pulls the greengrocer’s cart (this … Continue reading

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Favourite Five Blyton Animals

I thought I would break up the TV series reviews a bit and bring you something different this week. I decided to go through some of Blyton’s well loved animal characters and look at my top five. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Old Thatch: Come Rain, Come Shine

Ok, I know you’ve already had a Bourne End blog off me for Spring where the weather was delightfully warm and sunny, but bear with me. Last time, I did not visit the beautiful gardens at Old Thatch because they were … Continue reading

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Birds of Our Gardens Review

This book is one I know I’ve spoken about before on here, when I received it for Christmas a couple of years ago (check out A Very Blyton Christmas for details), and I’m afraid I’ve only just gotten around to … Continue reading

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A visit to Bourne End and Old Thatch with the Enid Blyton Society Forumites

That title is a bit of a mouthful really, but on Sunday fourteen forumites met up along with seven of their nearest and dearests (some more willingly than others) for lunch and a wander around old Thatch. A good number … Continue reading

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Round the Year with Enid Blyton: Autumn Book

The Autumn Book from Enid Blyton’s Round the Year series can be found in two formats; either as a slim paper back volume with a pretty illustration of birds and apples on the front of a brown cover or in … Continue reading

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October Flowers

So this is my last flowery post! We have come full circle in Enid Blyton’s Nature Lovers’ Book and my poor copy is looking rather worse for wear. (I think I’m going to have to replace it! It’s that poorly!) So here we … Continue reading

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The Spider’s Web, a poem by Enid Blyton

I know I promised you a proper post; a review of The River of Adventure, but I’ve been under the weather all week and spent Saturday in bed instead of at work. So, I’ve decided not to tax my sluggish … Continue reading

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The Feelings of Old Thatch from 4th August 2013

Ducking under the lych gate of Old Thatch almost makes you feel like you’re entering another, more magical world. Whatever the weather the magical feel of this garden does not disappoint. Once under the lych gate you are surrounded by high … Continue reading

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September Flowers

So we’re in September already, and we’re almost into the second week! Whoa now where has the year gone? The blog is almost ONE whole year old! Now that is a scary thought! Anyway, that’s a whole different blog. Hopefully … Continue reading

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August Flowers

Gosh it seems only yesterday I was tapping away at the computer to give you July’s flowers, and now we’re almost at the end of August! Blimey! Where has the time gone? Never mind, lets get on shall we? August … Continue reading

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Timmy the Dog “Best Dog in the World”

Inspired by Sunskriti’s post a while back, I thought I would offer a different look at Timmy the dog. Warning: this post WILL include spoilers. Most people cite Timmy, and his mistress George, as their favourite characters from the Famous Five … Continue reading

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The Ladybird – A poem by Enid Blyton

I am a terrible person and a worse blogger. At about 11 o’clock last night I realised I didn’t have  blog written for this week, (my excuse, if anyone is interested, is I was writing fanfic) and I couldn’t stay … Continue reading

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July Flowers

I know, I’m a little late once again for these flowers, but you would be surprised at what gets pushed back and back when you have lots more good ideas. Anyway, here we are: July Flowers from Enid Blyton’s Nature … Continue reading

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June Flowers

More flowers now to brighten up your month. Let’s hope we get some good weather for you to go searching for them! Broom: The yellow broom makes a brave show when the bush is completely covered with bright-yellow, sweet-pea-like flowers. … Continue reading

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May Flowers

We’ve had some perfect weather for flowers, warm and wet with a dash of sunshine! So let’s get looking shall we? It’s definitely time to start looking for those flowers! And with that said, these are the flowers you need … Continue reading

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